Last update: April, 2011
For many years Bugei Trading Company provided fully custom swords by Howard Clark, polished and mounted by Ted Tenold of Legacy Arts Swords or Keith Larman of Summerchild Polishing. Both Ted and Keith have gone on to become some of the top sword polishers and mounters in the US today and as such the demand for their work skyrocketed. A few years ago Bugei decided it would be best to let Ted and Keith handle the custom swords while we focused on production swords with the input of Ted and Keith in their design.
Keith and Ted still work with Bugei Trading company on a wide range of projects. The new Peace Sword, our current best selling sword, was designed exclusively for Bugei by Keith Larman.
Ted and Keith periodically have pieces for sale on their respective websites. When we see something we think out customers might like, we have no hesitation referring them to their sites.